The New Inventory Shows Food Represents The Third Largest Contributor to New York City’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions. The City Pledged to Reduce Food-Based Emissions by 33 Percent by 2030. Also, Launched A Corporate Challenge to Reduce Private Sector Food Emissions by 25 Percent.
In partnership with the Department of City Planning, the Urban Design Forum’s Forefront Fellows explored how city government can strengthen community-based food infrastructure.
“Neighborhood Fare,” explores how to foster food equity in every New York City neighborhood through the built environment.
Food Forward NYC is the City’s first ever 10-year food policy plan, laying out an comprehensive policy framework to reach a more equitable, sustainable, and healthy food system by 2031.
The NYC Food Policy website was created to share information about how the Mayor’s Office of Food Policy works to increase food security, promote access to and consumption of healthy foods, and support economic opportunity and environmental sustainability in the food system.
Learn more about New York City’s work to:
HRA's Community Food Connection (CFC), formerly known as the Emergency Food Assistance Program (EFAP) - If you need food, you can get help today at one of New York City's food pantries, which provides groceries to cook at home, or community kitchens, which provide hot meals.
Culturally diverse plant-based meals are now the primary dinner options for inpatients at H+H/Lincoln, Metropolitan, and Woodhull Hospitals.
Every Friday, NYC Department of Education school cafeterias feature a nutritious plant-based dish as the